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Selected Style 2WD Crew Cab 130" LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Crew Cab 130" LS 14 20 $30,593 $33,435
2WD Crew Cab 130" LT w/1LT 14 20 $31,389 $34,305
2WD Crew Cab 130" LT w/2LT 14 20 $31,389 $34,305
2WD Crew Cab 130" LT w/3LT 14 20 $31,389 $34,305
2WD Crew Cab 130" LTZ 14 20 $31,389 $34,305
4WD Crew Cab 130" LS 14 19 $33,383 $36,485
4WD Crew Cab 130" LT w/1LT 14 19 $34,179 $37,355
4WD Crew Cab 130" LT w/2LT 14 19 $34,179 $37,355
4WD Crew Cab 130" LT w/3LT 14 19 $34,179 $37,355
4WD Crew Cab 130" LTZ 14 19 $34,179 $37,355
2WD Reg Cab 126" XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 126" XL 14 20 $16,818 $17,900
2WD Reg Cab 145" XL 14 20 $17,090 $18,200
2WD Reg Cab 126" STX 14 20 $19,641 $21,490
2WD Reg Cab Flareside 126" STX 14 19 $21,273 $23,335
4WD Reg Cab 126" XL 13 17 $22,239 $23,890
2WD Reg Cab 126" XLT 14 20 $21,782 $23,910
2WD SuperCab 145" XL 14 19 $22,335 $23,995
4WD Reg Cab 145" XL 13 17 $22,511 $24,190
2WD Reg Cab 145" XLT 14 20 $22,047 $24,210
2WD SuperCab 163" XL 13 17 $22,606 $24,295
2WD Reg Cab 126" FX2 14 19 $22,450 $24,665
2WD Reg Cab 145" FX2 14 19 $22,715 $24,965
2WD SuperCab 133" STX 14 19 $23,132 $25,435
2WD SuperCab 145" STX 14 19 $23,397 $25,735
2WD Reg Cab Flareside 126" XLT 14 19 $23,415 $25,755
4WD Reg Cab 126" STX 13 17 $24,056 $26,480
2WD SuperCab Flareside 145" STX 14 19 $24,061 $26,485
2WD Reg Cab Flareside 126" FX2 14 19 $24,082 $26,510
4WD SuperCab 145" XL 13 17 $25,180 $27,140
4WD Reg Cab Flareside 126" STX 13 17 $24,720 $27,230
2WD SuperCrew 139" XL 14 19 $25,357 $27,335
4WD SuperCab 163" XL 13 17 $25,452 $27,440
2WD SuperCrew 150" XL 14 19 $25,629 $27,635
2WD SuperCab 133" XLT 14 19 $25,274 $27,855
2WD SuperCab 145" XLT 14 19 $25,539 $28,155
2WD SuperCab 163" XLT 13 17 $25,805 $28,455
4WD SuperCab 133" STX 13 17 $25,915 $28,580
4WD SuperCab 145" STX 13 17 $26,180 $28,880
4WD Reg Cab 126" XLT 13 17 $26,198 $28,900
2WD SuperCab Flareside 145" XLT 14 19 $26,203 $28,905
4WD Reg Cab 145" XLT 13 17 $26,464 $29,200
2WD SuperCab 133" FX2 14 19 $26,517 $29,260
2WD SuperCab 145" FX2 14 19 $26,782 $29,560
4WD SuperCab Flareside 145" STX 13 17 $26,844 $29,630
4WD Reg Cab Flareside 126" XLT 13 17 $26,862 $29,650
2WD SuperCrew 139" XLT 14 19 $27,398 $30,255
2WD SuperCab Flareside 145" FX2 14 19 $27,446 $30,310
2WD SuperCab 133" Lariat 13 17 $27,574 $30,455
4WD SuperCrew 139" XL 13 17 $28,203 $30,480
2WD SuperCab 145" 60th Anniversary 14 19 $27,658 $30,550
2WD SuperCrew 150" XLT 14 19 $27,663 $30,555
4WD Reg Cab 126" FX4 13 17 $27,703 $30,600
2WD SuperCab 145" Lariat 13 17 $27,840 $30,755
4WD SuperCrew 150" XL 13 17 $28,474 $30,780
4WD SuperCab 133" XLT 13 17 $28,057 $31,000
4WD SuperCab 145" XLT 13 17 $28,322 $31,300
2WD SuperCrew Flareside 150" XLT 14 19 $28,327 $31,305
4WD Reg Cab Flareside 126" FX4 13 17 $28,367 $31,350
4WD SuperCab 163" XLT 13 17 $28,588 $31,600
2WD SuperCrew 139" FX2 14 19 $28,641 $31,660
2WD SuperCrew 150" FX2 14 19 $28,906 $31,960
4WD SuperCab Flareside 145" XLT 13 17 $28,986 $32,050
2WD SuperCrew 139" 60th Anniversary 14 19 $29,517 $32,650
4WD SuperCab 133" FX4 13 17 $29,561 $32,700
2WD SuperCrew Flareside 150" FX2 14 19 $29,570 $32,710
2WD SuperCrew 139" Lariat 13 17 $29,698 $32,855
2WD SuperCrew 150" 60th Anniversary 14 19 $29,782 $32,950
4WD SuperCab 145" FX4 13 17 $29,827 $33,000
2WD SuperCrew 150" Lariat 13 17 $29,964 $33,155
4WD SuperCrew 139" XLT 13 17 $30,180 $33,400
4WD SuperCab 133" Lariat 13 17 $30,357 $33,600
4WD SuperCab 145" 60th Anniversary 13 17 $30,441 $33,695
4WD SuperCrew 150" XLT 13 17 $30,446 $33,700
4WD SuperCab Flareside 145" FX4 13 17 $30,491 $33,750
4WD SuperCab 145" Lariat 13 17 $30,623 $33,900
4WD SuperCrew Flareside 150" XLT 13 17 $31,110 $34,450
4WD SuperCrew 139" FX4 13 17 $31,685 $35,100
2WD SuperCrew 139" Limited 13 17 $31,747 $35,160
4WD SuperCrew 150" FX4 13 17 $31,951 $35,400
4WD SuperCrew 139" 60th Anniversary 13 17 $32,300 $35,795
4WD SuperCrew 139" Lariat 13 17 $32,481 $36,000
4WD SuperCrew 150" 60th Anniversary 13 17 $32,565 $36,095
4WD SuperCrew Flareside 150" FX4 13 17 $32,615 $36,150
2WD SuperCrew 139" King Ranch 13 17 $32,662 $36,205
4WD SuperCrew 150" Lariat 13 17 $32,747 $36,300
2WD SuperCrew 150" King Ranch 13 17 $32,928 $36,505
2WD SuperCrew 139" Harley-Davidson 13 17 $33,420 $37,060
AWD SuperCrew 139" Limited 13 17 $34,402 $38,160
4WD SuperCrew 139" King Ranch 13 17 $35,446 $39,350
4WD SuperCrew 150" King Ranch 13 17 $35,712 $39,650
AWD SuperCrew 139" Harley-Davidson 13 17 $36,203 $40,205
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,593
$16,818
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,435
$17,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$557 / month
$298 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2008 Chevrolet Avalanche is the truck for those who can't decide whether they need a pickup or an SUV. The Ford F-150 is a solid truck that is due for its 2009 model makeover, but it’s good enough that it may be all the truck you need or want.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 14 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 20 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 -
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 64.4 65.4
Second Leg Room (in) 39.1 -
Passenger Capacity 6 3
Front Head Room (in) 41.1 40.9
Second Hip Room (in) 62.3 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.3 66.5
Second Head Room (in) 40.0 -
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cab to End of Frame (in) NA - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 76.6 73.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in) NA - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 52.9 48.4
Wheelbase (in) 130.0 126.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in) NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.1 78.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.0 33.2
Overhang, Front (in) 38.8 36.9
Frame Width, Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) NA - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 221.3 211.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 22.5 22.3
Cargo Volume (ft³) 45.5 65.5
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 50.0 62.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 50.0
Tailgate Width (in) - TBD - 65.2
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 63.0 Min, 98.2 Max 78.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 50.0 60.3
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.5 x .78 13.7 x 0.47
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13 x 1.18 13.0 x 0.55
Brake Type Pwr Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 31 26
Fuel Tank Location Inboard LH Frame Rail Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 3.0 NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.75 20.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.0 41.8
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P265/70R17 P235/70R17
Front Tire Order Code QAN T72
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2135 1986
Spare Tire Order Code ZRS T72
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P265/70R17 P235/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare NA - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2135 1986
Rear Tire Order Code QAN T72
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 2135 1986
Front Tire Size P265/70R17 P235/70R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 7200 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 600 360
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1080 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 2400
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3400 3400
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 13000 7200
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2824 2537
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7000 6500
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 4100 3400
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2656 1987
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.8 19.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA 1650
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 145 110
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 340 @ 4200 260 @ 3750
Engine Order Code LY5 992
Displacement 5.3L/325 4.2L/256
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 320 @ 5200 202 @ 4350
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 20
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 2.25
Trans Order Code M30 44M
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 3.90
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA 11.4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.49
Trans Type 4 5
Trans PTO Access N/A NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.80
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 3.39
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Avalanche Ford F-150
Body Code NA 126" WB
Body Style 4 Door Crew Cab Reg Cab 6.5' Styleside
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.42 1.34
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000 3800
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3400 3150
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73 3.31
Axle Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 1.81 32
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3400 4150
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Leaf Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.12 NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000 3850
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 1.81 36
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Coil Over Shock Coil Spring
Frame
Frame Type Body on Ladder
 
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